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Week 0 Induction; Module Reading List

Professional Practice 4, 2021/22, Semester F12
Adam Boyes
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue


HORNER N, 2013  What is Social Work? Contexts and perspectives (4th ed), Exeter: Learning Matters

KOPROWSKA J,  2014  Communication and Interpersonal Skills in Social Work 4th ed edition. Exeter: Learning Matters

Lishman, J., Yuill, C., Brannan, J. and Gibson, A. (2018). Social work : An Introduction (2nd ed)

MACLEAN et al, 2015 Theory and practice : a straightforward guide for social work students . Rugeley: KMA

MARSH,P. The task-centred book. Routledge: London

Parker, J. (2017). Social work practice - assessment, planning, intervention and review.

PARRIS M., 2012 An Introduction to Social Work Practice . Maidenhead McGraw Hill

PARRISH, M. 2014. Social work perspectives on human behaviour 2nd edition Maidenhead: McGraw Hill OUP

PAYNE, M, 2014 Modern social work theory (4th ed) Lyceum Books

ROGERS, M et al 2016 Developing skills for social work practice. London: Sage

TEATER,B 2014 Contemporary social work practice : a handbook for students Maidenhead: McGraw Hill OUP

Teater, B. (2014). An introduction to applying social work theories and methods [electronic resource] .

THOMPSON N, 2015 People skills (4th ed) Basingstoke: Palgrave

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ADAMS R, et al 2009 Social Work Themes, Issues and Critical Debates 3rd Edition, Basingstoke: Palgrave

Banks, S. (2012). Ethics and values in social work. Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire: Palgrave Macmillan.

BOLTON, G.2014. Reflective Practice; Writing and Professional Development London: Sage

COULSHED V. & ORME J, 2012 Social Work Practice an introduction (5th ed) Basingstoke: Palgrave

DOEL, M. 2010. Social work placements : a traveller's guide Routledge: London

DOEL, M. 2002. Learning, practice and assessment : signposting the portfolio London: Jessica Kingsley

HATTON, K., 2015 New Directions in Social Work Practice. Exeter: Sage/Learning Matters

JORDAN, B. DRAKEFORD,M. 2012. Social work and social policy under austerity Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan

Lishman, J. (2015). Handbook for practice learning in social work and social care, third edition.

Lomax, R and Jones, K (2014), Surviving your social work placement (Second Edition), Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke Hampshire 

Maclean, S (2010), The social work pocket guide to ... reflective practice , Kirwin Maclean Associates Ltd., Lichfield, Staffs

McColgan, M, 2017 Doing relationship-based social work : a practical guide to building relationships and enabling change . London: Jessica Kingsley

MILNER,J. et al 2015 4th edition Assessment in Social Work London: Palgrave

MILNER,J. et al 2017 Creative ideas for solution focused practice : inspiring guidance, ideas and activities . London Jessica Kingsley

TAYLOR, B. 2011 Working with aggression and resistance in social work Exeter: Learning Matters

TEATER, B. 2014. (2nd edition) An introduction to applying social work theories and methods [electronic resource] Maidenhead: McGraw Hill

THOMPSON N, 2007 Power and empowerment Lyme Regis: Russell House

THOMPSON N, 2015  Understanding Social Work: Preparing for Practice (4th ed) Basingstoke: Palgrave

THOMPSON N, 2011 Effective communication : a guide for the people professions  Basingstoke: Palgrave

TREVITHICK, P. 2012 Social work skills and knowledge : a practice handbook 3rd Edition Maidenhead McGraw Hill OUP

WOODCOCK_ROSS, J. 2011 Specialist communication skills for social workers: focusing on service users' needs London: Palgrave Macmillan

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Government publications

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH, 2000. Framework for the Assessment of Children In Need and their Families, London: The Stationary Office

Working Together to Safeguard Children A guide to inter-agency working to safeguard and promote the welfare of children


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British Journal of Social Work.

Journal of social work values and ethics

European journal of social work

Qualitative Social Work

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Websites an electronic Library for Social Care.

Skills for Care

Skills for Care; Care Act guidance;

Health and Care Professions Council

Department of Health

This list was last updated on 24/01/2020